August 1, 2021

Newnan man charged with murder in overnight shooting at Hogansville American Legion

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting which occurred at the American Legion in Hogansville.

At approximately 2am, Troup County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting which had occurred at the club on American Legion Road.

After their arrival, one male victim was discovered lying in the floor with a gunshot wound.

Paramedics attempted to revive the victim; however, the male subject did succumb to his injury. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Ronald Rashun Cameron of Hogansville.

The perimeter around the area was promptly secured. As Investigators arrived on scene, they began interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence.

A short while later, a 22-year-old Newnan man was identified as a suspect and placed under arrest by Troup County Sheriff’s Office Investigators.

Kevin James Simon, Jr. is charged with murder and is currently being held at the Troup County jail.

Press release provided by the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.


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